Founding of the Company

The company was founded by Siegfried Trautmann in Bielefeld, Brake. First larger orders, e.g. the Bielefeld city railway and the Wuppertal floating tram. At the beginning of the 1980s, the MontBlanc station was built with high-quality showcases for global use.

Company Relocation

The company moved into larger production areas in the Bornholmstraße.

Company Moved to its Current Location

New office building and multiple assembly halls at today’s company headquarters at the Grafenheider Straße.

New Construction

Construction of a new logistics center.

Acquisition of TEBAU

Acquisition of the showcase-assembly from the company TEBAU.


Start of the division ST-DIGITAL as an independent functional unit for the development, design and manufacturing of indoor and outdoor monitor solutions.

New Shareholders

Sale of the company to a new group of shareholders.

Entry of Waldemar Passon

Entry of Waldemar Passon to the Board of Management, who now leads the company alongside Siegfried Trautmann.

New Construction

Construction of an additional hall (3000m²) with office rooms and production space, close to the logistics center.

Entry of Arne Schlüter </br>Trade Fair in the USA

Entry of Arne Schlüter into the board of management.

Establishment of a distribution base in the USA and first exhibition at the GLOBALSHOP2015 in Las Vegas.

New Rail Framewok Contracts </br>Logistics Expansion </br> Welding Certificates

Conclusion of many framework contracts for the direct nationwide delivery of Deutsche Bahn and extension of framework contracts with the Austrian Federal Railroad (ÖBB). Pilot project entitled “Station of tomorrow” in cooperation with the Stuttgarter Stadtbahn.

Installation of an innovative warehouse system at the logistic center as well as expansion of CNC sheet metal forming.

Certification for welding aluminum and steel structures according to DIN EN 1090.

QM-Certification </ br> Office Space Expansion </ br> Partnerships

Certification of the quality management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001: 2015.

Expansion of our office space for the development and construction of our digital-signage-solutions.

Accession of the regional competence network “it’s OWL” and partnership with the University of Paderborn on joint project development.

retail framewok Contracts </br>New construction of a production hall</br>new acquisition of a profile machining centre

Start of production for more than 2,000 digital signage solutions with 55 inch monitors for outdoor use.

New construction of another production hall to expand our capacities in the digital signage sector.

Acquisition of a fourth profile machining centre with 4-axis module with overall eight routing units, as well as automatic profile loading and unloading magazine.

Quality since 1969</br>Inclusivity

50 years of innovative thinking and constructive action. ST-VITRINEN celebrates 50th anniversary of the company.

Hand in hand with handicap. ST-VITRINEN is a established company for inclusivity.

Digital Signage</br>Covid-19</br>PIS - Innovation

Launch of the first nationwide Swiss digital out-of-home network.

We stay healthy!

Production start of nearly 1,000 digital passengers information systems for the public transport network of berlin.